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This weekend at the Frostbite sevens tournament, the Harvard women’s rugby team came out hot, totaling a combined 4-2 record between the two Crimson squads that entered the field.
Although the Harvard women’s rugby team fell short of its second consecutive Ivy League title, the team did do enough to outperform its fourth-place seeding at the Ivy League Championships this weekend.
If Harvard beats undefeated Brown on Saturday, the team will face the winner of the Dartmouth-Princeton semifinal on Sunday.
The Harvard women's rugby team didn't defend its Ivy title, but did enough to capture third place.
The Harvard women's rugby team, shown here in earlier action, lost to Navy, 10-5.
In the Harvard women’s rugby team’s final tuneup before the Ivy League Championships, the Crimson suffered a 10-5 loss in a defensive affair against Navy.
Harvard women's rugby co-captain Hope Schwartz broke a late stalemate with Dartmouth last weekend.
Co-captain Hope Schwartz accelerated through an opening in Dartmouth’s line to score the go-ahead try and give the Crimson a 10-5 victory over the Big Green.
The Tigers (2-1, 2-1 Ivy) outscored the Crimson (2-2, 2-2 Ivy) 19-5 in the second half to overcome an early deficit and take the game.
The women's rugby team, shown here in earlier action, notched its first home win against Cornell, 75-0.
The Crimson handed the Big Red its first loss of the season by overwhelming Cornell’s defense, which had surrendered only five points through its first two games.
The women’s rugby edition of “The Game” was a blowout from start to finish, as Harvard scored early and often to shut out home team Yale.
While the Harvard women's rugby team beat brown twice in its 2013-2014 campaign, the Crimson fell to the Bears in the first game of the new season, 25-14.
Fatigue played a significant role in the final 15 minutes of the contest, costing the Crimson the lead and ultimately the game, as the squad fell to Brown, 25-14, in the first ever varsity Ivy League women's rugby matchup.